For years there has been one company which has had a strong grip on all primary ticket sales for events across the country. But now that company, Ticketmaster, is beginning to see its hold on the market begin to slightly weaken. Venues are beginning to cut ties with Ticketmaster,... Read more
If you were thinking about selling or buying any tickets for Pope Benedict XVI’s two masses, to be celebrated in Washington DC and New York City this week, you might want to think twice. The events are being held under the tightest of security, ensuring that scalped tickets will... Read more
RepeatSeat Launches Online Ticket Resale Marketplace in Time for NHL Play-Off Run FirsTicket.com Is The First Place to Sell or Purchase Tickets CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire) April 11, 2008 – RepeatSeat Ltd. (“RepeatSeat”) (TSX VENTURE:RPS), a North American leader in providing entertainment solutions is pleased to announce the launch of FirsTicket.com,... Read more
Since December of 2006, TicketNews top events and top sellers exclusive rankings have provided weekly fuel to data enthusiasts. This week, TicketNews will publish power scores (the measure by which rankings are determined) alongside weekly rankings. Power scores add value to the reader’s experience, since they illustrate category-specific weight.... Read more
Just when things looked so rosy for Broadway ticket sales, figures for the week ending April 6 took a bit of a nosedive. The total sum of box office sales was $17,944,821, considerably lower than the same week last year, as well as lower than the more than $21... Read more
The month of March saw fairly steady rankings within the top online ticket selling sites. Ticketmaster and StubHub dominated the month, remaining on top of the Primary and Secondary Sellers categories, respectively, in TicketNews’ weekly rankings. Following Ticketmaster in the Primary Sellers list were Tickets.com, which is owned by... Read more
Bonnie Raitt Donates Concert Tickets to Help Center for Biological Diversity Stop Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon National Park TUCSON, AZ (Center for Biological Diversity) April 8, 2008 – Nine-time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bonnie Raitt and her band will be at the... Read more
TicketsNow Appoints Julia Vander Ploeg Senior Vice President of Marketing Veteran Marketer Latest Addition to Expanding Senior Leadership Team CHICAGO, IL (PRNewswire) April 7, 2008 – TicketsNow, a leading online marketplace that provides consumers secure and convenient access to premium event tickets, today announced the hiring of Julia Vander... Read more
Acquisition Creates Largest Collegiate Travel and Hospitality Company in North America CHICAGO, IL (Chicago dBusiness News) April 7, 2008 – North America Sports Media, Inc. (NASM), one of the nation’s leading sports marketing, travel and hospitality companies, announced the addition of Dodds Athletic Tours, the leading full service official... Read more
As winter turns to spring, and spring turns to summer, there are few pleasures that sports fans love more than heading to the ballpark to see your favorite baseball team battle it out on a beautiful afternoon. In 2008, those sports fans are going to have reach a little... Read more